Will Smith’s Bio: Age, parents, wife, career and net worth

Will Smith

Will Smith is a well-known rapper, producer and actor from the United States. He gained fame in the late 1980s as a member of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince. He is famous for his hit songs, such as Arabian Nights, Prince Ali, and Friend Like Me.

The American national has also appeared in various movies and TV shows, including Men in Black, I Am Legend and Bad Boys for Life.  He has also won several awards, including Golden Globe Awards and Critics Choice Awards.

Summary of Will Smith’s biography

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  • Full name: Willard Carroll Smith
  • Nicknames: Fresh Prince, Mr July, Will
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: 25 September 1968
  • Age: 54 years old
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
  • Current residence: Calabasas, Los Angeles, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Religion: Christian
  • Sexuality: Straight

Physical statistics

  • Height in feet: 6’3’’
  • Height in centimetres: 187
  • Weight in pounds: 181
  • Weight in kilograms: 82
  • Hair colour: Black
  • Eye colour: Dark brown

Family and relationship

  • Father: Willard Carroll Smith Sr.
  • Mother: Caroline Bright
  • Siblings: 4
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Spouse: Jada Pinkett Smith

Career and net worth

  • Profession: Actor, film producer, rapper
  • Net worth: $350 million

    Biography

The American national was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. His parents, Willard Carroll Smith Sr. and Caroline Bright, separated when he was 13, but their official divorce happened around 2000.

He was raised alongside his three siblings, Pamela, Ellen Smith, and Harry.  He also has a half-sister called Ashley. Smith’s dad Willard Carroll Smith Sr., was a U.S. Air Force veteran, while his mother, Caroline Bright, was a school board administrator.

Education

He  went to Our Lady of Lourdes, a privately run Catholic elementary school in Philadelphia. Later, he attended Overbrook High School.

How old is Will Smith in Fresh Prince?

The famous actor is 54 years old as of 2023. He was born on 25 September 1968 in Pennsylvania, United States.

Career

The celebrity is best known for his successful acting and music career. He starred in the popular TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which aired from 1990 to 1996 and played a fictionalized version of himself.

Smith then transitioned to the big screen and became a household name in the entertainment industry.  His first major project was in 1986 when he appeared in DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince: Girls Ain’t Nothing But Trouble as The Fresh Prince. He has since appeared in over 88 acting projects.

Will Smith’s movies and TV shows

Here are some of the movies and television series Smith has appeared in, plus their year of release.

  • Emancipation (2022)
  • King Richard (2021)
  • Hormigueddon (2020)
  • Bad Boys for Life: Deleted Scenes (2020)
  • Where the Day Takes You (1992)
  • The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
  • Made in America (1993)
  • Wild Wild West (1999)
  • Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
  • Bad Boys (1995)
  • Independence Day (1996)
  • Men in Black (1997)
  • Enemy of the State (1998)
  • Men in Black II (2002)

His music career began in the late 1980s when he, alongside his friend DJ Jazzy Jeff, formed the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. They released their debut album, Rock the House, in 1987.

Their big break came with their second album, He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper, released in 1988. The album featured the hit singles Parents Just Don’t Understand and Brand New Funk. The two singles won the first-ever Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance in 1989.

Aside from his acting and music career, Smith is also a film producer. He has produced several films, including African Queens: Njinga, Cobra Kai, Welcome to Earth, and Women of the Movement.

What is Will Smith’s net worth?

His net worth is alleged to be $350 million. His primary source of income is his career as an actor, producer and rapper.

Who is Will Smith married to?

He is married to Jada Pinkett Smith, an American actress known for Collateral, The Matrix Revolutions and Scream 2. Smith met Jada during the shooting of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. They dated for a while before they tied the knot on 31 December 1997.

The couple has two children; Jaden Christopher Syre Smith, born on 8 July 1998, and Willow Camille Reign Smith, born on 31 October 2000. They are also parents to Trey Smith, Smith’s son from his previous marriage to Sheree Zampino.

How old is Will Smith’s wife? Jada Pinkett Smith is 51 years old as of 2023. She was born on 18 September 1971.

What happened to Will Smith after the Oscars?

After Smith stroke comedian Chris Rock onstage at the 2022 Oscars after Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife Jade, he was banned from academy events for ten years. He had resigned from the academy a week before the disciplinary actions were announced. Smith has apologized twice for the incident.

What is Will Smith’s height?

The renowned film producer is 6 feet 13 inches or 187 centimetres. He weighs 181 pounds or 82 kilograms. His body measurements are chest 42 inches, waist 33 inches and biceps 16 inches.

Frequently asked questions about Will Smith

Who is Will Smith?

He is a renowned American rapper, actor and film producer.

How old is Will Smith?

He is 54 years old as of 2023. He was born on 25 September 1968.

Who are Will Smith’s kids?

Will Smith’s children are Jaden Christopher Syre, Willow Camille Reign and Trey Smith.

Who is Will Smiths wife?

He is married to Jada Pinkett Smith.

What is Will Smith’s net worth?

His net worth is alleged to be $350 million.

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